University of Delaware
Kimberly L. Stevenson

National recognition

Recent grad wins national Phi Kappa Phi fellowship


11:20 a.m., June 22, 2011--Kimberly L. Stevenson, who received an honors bachelor's degree in biological sciences at the University last month, has been selected for a national Phi Kappa Phi graduate fellowship of $5,000. 

Stevenson, who is from Tucson, Ariz., will pursue of a master of research in medicine degree at the University of St Andrews in Scotland and then will attend medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C.

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She is one of 60 recipients of the Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships, which are selected based on academic performance; leadership and service on the campus and in the community; evidence of graduate potential; personal statement of educational perspective, purpose and objectives; and recommendations.

Founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society. It annually inducts more than 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni. 

Earlier this year, Stevenson was one of four UD students to receive a Fulbright award, which also will support her studies in Scotland.

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